Re-elect Mitzie Hunter MPP for Scarborough Guildwood
Mitzie has dedicated her career to public service. First elected as the MPP for Scarborough-Guildwood in 2013, Mitzie has delivered two way, all day GO service and reduced GO fares to $3 per trip.
Mitzie most recently served as the Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development, where she increased access to education by implementing free tuition for over 235,000 college and university students. She previously served as Minister of Education implementing Ontario’s first ever action plan to make classrooms more fair for students from diverse backgrounds, reduce class sizes and increase special needs funding.
Before entering politics, Mitzie was CEO of the Greater Toronto CivicAction Alliance. She also worked with Toronto Community Housing to advocate for more quality affordable housing across the city.
Learn more about Mitzie: votehunter.ca
Re-elect Soo Wong MPP for Scarborough-Agincourt
Soo Wong is the first female Chinese-Canadian to be elected to the Ontario Legislature.
Soo has been a strong advocate for the Scarborough-Agincourt community, first as a Toronto District School Board Trustee spearheaded the development of the first Type 1 diabetes management policy to be implemented by an Ontario public school board.
With her background as a registered nurse, Soo worked hard as MPP to secure important health care investments for the community, such as the Bridletowne Community Hub and additional long-term care beds at Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care. She has introduced a number of Private Member’s Bills, including to proclaim a Nanjing Massacre Commemorative Day, Terry Fox Day, and Children and Youth in Care Day.
Learn more about Soo: votesoowong.ca
Re-elect Lorenzo Berardinetti MPP for Scarborough Southwest
For nearly 30 years, Lorenzo has served his community as an elected representative, standing up for the issues that matter most to working families in Scarborough Southwest. First as a City Councillor and then as MPP, Lorenzo has delivered better and more affordable transit for residents, enhanced health and mental health services at Providence Healthcare, and increased work protections for all.
Lorenzo fought for more affordable housing options and rent controls for all renters, while safeguarding the investment of existing homeowners. A strong advocate for people of all abilities, Lorenzo has worked closely with organizations like Variety Village to support their great programming and facilities. Lorenzo has also worked towards stronger customer protection measures, in addition to establishing the Bangladeshi Heritage Month in Ontario.
Learn more about Lorenzo: votelorenzo.ca
Elect Chin Lee MPP for Scarborough North
Chin Lee has been serving the Scarborough North community since 2006 as the Toronto City Councilor for Ward 41 (Scarborough-Rouge River). He has worked hard to deliver better transit, affordable housing, programs for youth, and to reduce crime and make our community safer.
Lee first got involved in public life when he served as the President of the Goldhawk Community Association and co-founded the Scarborough Homeowner Alliance for Fair Taxation, helping to reduce property taxes for over 90% of North Scarborough homeowners. He understands that working together we can building strong communities.
Learn more about Chin: chinlee.ca
Elect MazShafiq MPP for Scarborough Centre
An engineer by trade, Mazhar worked to ensure highway safety in Pakistan and the safety of cars produced in Canada after immigrating here with his family.
He has served as a senior advisor to Premier Kathleen Wynne since 2013. A community leader, Mazhar is an active supporter of several charities and community groups, such as the Muslim Welfare Centre and the International Development & Relief Foundation. He has championed improved transit and more investments for the Scarborough Rouge Hospital.
He is a former school council chair of his two sons’ schools and ran a number of programs for youth.
Learn more about Maz: mazharshafiq.ca
Elect Sumi Shan MPP for Scarborough Rouge Park
Sumi Shan is a partner and managing director at Infinite Enviro Solutions and founder of Niche Strategies, an international agency focused on supporting start-up companies.
Sumi has over twenty years of public and private sector experience. She has been a senior advisor to provincial cabinet ministers helping with Ontario newcomers’ economic integration and creating a more accountable government. She has also worked with senior leadership at the Heart & Stroke Foundation and with Microsoft Canada.
As the daughter of a refugee and an immigrant herself, Sumi understands the challenges families face trying to make ends meet. Watching her parents work incredibly hard instilled a lifelong commitment to public service and to improving the lives of others.
Learn more about Sumi: sumishan.ca